Akhlaaq of the Ummati #46

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Hello Rahmani Raheem,

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MBA with mousseline

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Muhammad Rasul Allah sallallahu alayhi wa he was able to sell them to Sleeman kathira and Cassie Rafa. mavado My dear brothers and sisters

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Alhamdulillah

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they now our lesson on the lack of the unity of our muscles,

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we are looking at the qualities of the people agenda, the first of whom is it also relies on Allah had inserted himself

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and there we looked at the first of the qualities which is love for Allah subhanho wa Taala and in our case love for Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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The second thing that we see in the blessed character of Muhammad Rasul Allah is that Allah is seldom is complete certainty.

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total and complete certainty in his faith and in his mission,

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as the Nabi and Rasul of Allah subhanho, dalla damageable.

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These were these two things in tandem together,

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complete certainty in Allah and complete certainty in his mission, which is to introduce Allah Subhana Allah to the people.

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This is the secret of success in life,

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complete and total certainty in the purpose of your existence in the mcsa of your hat.

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It's only when you have complete and total certainty that you can be assured that you will do your best.

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And nobody can do better than

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without complete and total total certainty. If you have doubts, then you will not be able to do your best, your effort will be full of

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hits and misses, your effort will be full of doubts, your effort will not will not have the passion that is necessary for success.

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And so your effort is bound to fail.

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Now,

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the one thing to understand here is not what other people think, of your work, or your effort. It is what you think of it yourself.

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As long as you have complete and total certainty, it doesn't matter whether anyone else believes in you or your

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message or your goal in life.

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One of the biggest traps that I find a lot of

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young people today get caught in. And the biggest culprit for this is their addiction to social media. They are so brainwashed into seeking approval of the rest of the world, for whatever they do.

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That they carry this into also their career choices into their life goals and so on and so forth, obviously.

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And as a result of that, they sabotage their own lives.

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Because of the so called opinions of people who really don't matter.

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It doesn't matter, it doesn't matter one whit what the rest of the world thinks of you or your life goal or your potential to succeed.

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It doesn't matter at all, what matters is what do you think?

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If you are convinced and you are absolutely certain about your goal,

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then you will find that you will make the effort that is required to succeed.

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Allah Subhana Allah said well listen it is it Lavasa, Allah said that for the man for the human being there is nothing more than what he strives for what he works for.

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And so,

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if we work for something, then we get it.

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Now, when we don't do that, instead of that when we get sidetracked here and there

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because of the so called opinions of people, then you will find that

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you know success will not come because obviously we are stuck with

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what other people think.

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Now, there is nowhere where this is more graphically and beautifully visible than in the life of Rasul Allah is frozen.

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In his eyes, you can see this thing absolutely clearly.

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Because there was a time in the beginning of his mission.

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Were

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except for one person. And that was a digital Cobra the alarm, or the Allaha, who was his wife.

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And then for one little boy who was it, who was his nephew

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and Baraka, who was his, or the olana, who was his nurse.

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And later on, um, oh Cassidy, who was his closest and dearest friend.

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So if you go right to the beginning, when he first received great

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The only person who believed in him was one, and that was his wife for the Cobra Gala.

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Right?

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Yet,

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if you want to see or look for a symbol of lasting success,

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symbol of a person who made and in him, he made a kind of impact on humankind, that is simply there is no parallel to that.

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And I'm not saying this out of my love for us, so seldom, which inshallah, I mean, I don't have to demonstrate that to anyone other than Allah. And Allah doesn't need the demonstration. He knows what it is.

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But I'm saying this as a historical fact.

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Somebody who 1400 years later has has a billion and a half people, spanning every race, every color, every region, every nationality in the world,

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who believe in him as the Messenger of Allah.

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Yet, when he started,

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there was nobody who believed in him, he was alone. And then there was only one person who believed in him.

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Even

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after 10 years of his mission, after 12 years of his mission

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in Makkah, and that was where the mission was, I mean, the whole 13 years of bucha life, we didn't go outside, okay, it was just there.

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In that period, of 10 to 12 years,

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only a handful of people believed

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just a couple of 100 people, that's it.

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In all the population of Macau, all the people used to come and go because of Hajj.

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Just a couple of 100 people.

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That is why

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it is so important to study the lives of the MBR a musella.

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Because if you want an example of steadfastness, an example of consistent effort, an example of being focused on the radar of Allah subhanaw taala, to the exclusion of everything else. An example of steadfastness in the face of huge

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opposition.

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If you want an example of continuing to walk the path,

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despite every hardship, and in the absence of any encouragement,

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and the presence of every discouragement.

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Like somebody who walks alone in the dark in the night,

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cold and wet, but doesn't stop walking doesn't stop progressing down that road.

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If you want examples like this, which truly inspiring I mean, anytime we think of difficulty any time you say oh, you know, I'm working so hard. I'm getting no results. Look at the lives of the fbla musella. What working hard

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What are you talking about? And what results?

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No Elisa 950 years and he didn't even have 100 people who followed him 950 years and that's why we're talking about life and Mr. solemn because the others were so far behind as far as we're so far back in history that is difficult visualize. The Bible is, for example, his whole life.

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Now over 100 years,

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who are the people who have already been every center except his immediate family?

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you traveled the earth.

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Her probably one of the birdie problem, the greatest travel if not one of the greatest

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work the surface of the earth or not the South

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who followed him

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and then the soldier

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saddam himself, as I mentioned, do 10 years 12 years of dedicated full time work in the face of every difficulty

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facing the difficulty surmounting the difficulty.

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And at the end of that, how many people followed him a couple of 100?

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What do you call that?

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I call it the greatest example

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of true passion. And that comes only an only with complete and total certainty in what you're doing.

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This cannot come and this cannot happen if you have doubts yourself.

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If you are thinking, you know, I am doing all of this, but I'm not sure Is it true? Is it not true, then you're finished.

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Because then

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the moment there is opposition, you will not be able to sustain

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your effort.

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Your effort will flag and it will finish.

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As far as opposition is concerned, believe me

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that is a gauge to test how close you are to the truth

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is a fighters gauge to test how close you are to the truth. Because the closer you are to the truth, the more you will be opposed to

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this is the rule and the author of the world.

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Only those who are on the right path

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are opposed only those who lead to the truth who invite to the truth are opposed.

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You will now have an opposition to people who are leading others astray

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who are leading people into what are called leading people to disobey Allah subhanho data to doubt the neuronal carry

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to malign Rasul Allah is our solemn

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you will see that they get instant success, instant success.

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This is my right hand incidentally.

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Put yourself up behind me and you can see you can see this my camera

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inverts the image like you see this t see what it does to the writing.

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So just to for those who notice these things, just

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certainty is absolutely critical to success. And the first thing that stands out about Rasul Allah is Allah Allah

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is the total certainty that he had,

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in the truth of his message, his faith in Allah subhanho wa Taala add in the fact that he himself was a lot more handled than his messenger, and had been sent to convey that message to all of mankind.

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Everyone's just

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picture the scene for yourself.

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What sort of asylum was in Makkah, he was from the aristocracy of Makkah, so to speak. He was from the most honorable of the clans, the brainwashing, who were part of the crash. Who were the custodians of the Kaaba, who were the people who used to give

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food and water to the Hajaj

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to people who give a pilgrimage. They were greatly honored, they were not some of them are very wealthy, like I will, like I will have but otherwise they were not very wealthy, but they were

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hugely honored, great status.

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And to them,

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to the son of the chief of the tribe

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that is otherworldly

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to son Abdullah was born

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Mohammed Abdullah

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Salalah Holly who it was, I was

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so Rasul Allah says, Allah was no stranger to them.

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They knew him they knew his father, they knew his grandfather, they knew his own his own lineage. They respected him and his whole family and lineage.

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And him in particular, they loved him and they hugely respected him

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and what is the respect involved? There is

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selected him for two of the greatest qualities that anybody can have.

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And these two are related. And that is truthfulness, and trustworthiness.

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The two are related because the one who was not truthful, cannot be trustworthy, can't be trusted.

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So it also was truthful and trustworthy to the extent that he was given this as a title.

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And they used to call him by this title and the title was Assad cola mean,

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the truthful and the trustworthy.

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They loved him and they respected him to the extent that when the Kaaba was being reconstructed, and there was a dispute about the place, what was the last one,

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they gave it to her, so realize I'm gonna sell them, they give it to Mohammed bin Abdullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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to arbitrate between them. And we know the whole story

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of how he did it, with such great wisdom. And he placed the hazardous waste into the side of the Kaaba with his own restaurant.

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The reason I'm giving you all of this background is to try to put what happened thereafter in context. So, you can share by amazement, at the reaction, and this is related to what related to the issue of opposition, I told you that the closer you are to the truth, the more you will be opposed in what you are doing. And so, therefore,

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opposition is like a meter with which you can judge how close you are to the truth.

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So, as soon as I saw him, when he

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after he received the head, when he was

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commanded to convey the message to the people,

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he climbed on the hill of us of a sofa and called out was

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was was like an alarm call it was like call, you know, they would use this particular call like another man

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to call people if there was some emergency. So, for example, if some if somebody was fearing an attack on the town or something, I mean, these were the days of raiding. So, it was possible that you know, you had a

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an army of Raiders almost at your doorstep, and you wanted to call the people to take up arms, then come to defend, defend the land and defend the city,

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you would probably do that you would send somebody up to a higher place where they are visible and they are audible and tell them to call the people and these that this call they would use was was.

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So now here is not only somebody calling wasu Baja,

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but somebody who was galled aside of Levine the truthful and the trustworthy.

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The title that the college gave to their favorite son

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right.

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Because they said well, you know, if this man is calling it out, this man is calling us It must be important.

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has to be mean there's no way that this man will just call us for nothing.

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So people came rushing to him from the hora and from the market surrounding it.

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Because not only because this, this alarm call demanded that people must leave everything returned to the emergency but also because it was Mohammed Salah who was calling.

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So they said they gathered around him at the base of suffer.

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Today when you go for Amara after completing, when you go for suffer

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when you go to suffer for say we must stop and reflect on what this hill has seen.

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There's hardly anything of the left is in just a little bit of you know that little sort of Rise of the right to the top.

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But what has it seen?

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This was the place where it also relies on Salam stood.

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This Hill

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has the memory of his blessed feet on it.

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And that's where he stood on announce to the world for the first time. Since the by Emily Sarah. The message of the head

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because after grammar is set up

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the rock head setting

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After his violent Islam passed away,

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people

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left the

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door hid that they preached

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and started worshipping idols.

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And they brought idols and put them in the cover.

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Until there were 350,060 items is the cover in and around the cover.

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So after maybe 3000 years

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that call

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of Laila Hey, Lola

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once again announced.

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And the atmosphere around the Kaaba once again

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heard the message of Ibrahim Ali he's

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once again heard the other than

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not in the literal sense of us and as we know it today better than meaning Invitational calling to the head

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how the government's have yearned

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to hear

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the call to the hit a call to another.

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So also, let's get to them, oh people if I told you that there is an army behind this hill, would you believe me and these are of course,

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of course we will believe you, you would never lie to us. You never lied to us. You are a surgical robot.

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So we will believe.

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He said

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and believe me when I tell you that I have come to warn you

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of a severe punishment of the hereafter. If you do not leave polytheism and worship Allah subhanho wa Taala alone.

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Because Allah subhanho wa Taala is without partners.

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And therefore we must worship him without partners.

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To join anyone with Allah subhanho wa Taala is the greatest possible sin.

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The greatest possible zulum the greatest possible oppression because this is an operation on Allah subhanho wa Taala himself.

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This is what he announced.

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And what happened to him when he allowed

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instant change in status.

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From being the most popular

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to becoming the most unpopular, not just the least popular, the most unpopular,

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instantly, one shot, no gradual descent, just one shot.

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And therefore the first leadership lesson we learned that is that it is essential for the leader to have complete and total faith in himself.

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In his own vision, his strategy, his method, and in the belief that anyone following him would certainly benefit from doing so.

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If the reader demonstrates a slightest doubt in his message,

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the power of his leadership will be seriously compromised.

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You cannot sell what you don't believe in.

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You cannot invite people to a place that you have no faith

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to invite anybody with any sense of commitment.

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You have to be first be sure of it yourself.

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Now, people follow for many reasons.

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Some because they believe in the message others because the leader is powerful. Still others because the various affiliations with the leader

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in the leader remains firm on his path. Then gradually his followership increases, and the trickle becomes a flood.

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Remaining firmer and unwavering

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is the single most important condition for this.

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The importance of certainty in your message is true for all leaders biggest one.

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And no matter what their message. You can see this even in the lives of wildly successful leaders whose messages were rarely very negative, even positively harmful, but because they were totally certain that they were on the right thing and communicated that with complete confidence. They carried the day, even if to the detriment of many innocent followers, or bystanders.

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Complete certainty is the only thing that can give you complete confidence.

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You can obviously be confident about things that you are doubtful about. not certain about

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any internal doubt shakes, and even destroys confidence.

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This is true even about selling any product or service and even more so about selling an idea.

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It is the confidence of the seller which sells not the product or service,

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which is for the most part untried.

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Because when you're selling it for the first time, people don't know whether it will work or not these looking at yourself, they're looking at you and saying, How do you know how do I know it works because I believe this guy.

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So it's the confidence is the confidence of the seller, which is not the product or service, which is for the most part untried, even more so once again,

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about an idea which can't be sample or tasted, and has to be taken on faith.

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Imagine the confidence of Rasul Allah, Allah,

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that he could not only sell that idea, but do it so well, that it stands to this day.

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But it takes time.

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It takes effort, it takes patience, it takes investment.

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It takes consistent work.

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It takes resilience, it takes

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42 fortitude, patience.

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And that's the reason why it's important for the leader to ensure that he's sure of his message, so that he can communicate it confidently.

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I say to people, if you are not sure become Sure,

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ask whoever you have faith in and who has knowledge

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to clarify your doubts.

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Make sure that you believe in what you are saying.

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Only then will you be able to communicate it with the kind of power that will reach the hearts and minds of people.

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Today, greater damage is being done to the image of Islam by apologetic Muslims who are shaky internally about their faith than by open enemies of Islam.

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The Muslims who are not sure of their faith,

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they are more problematic.

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And they cause more trouble

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that

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that day,

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more than enemies of Islam.

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People see the Muslims as one of them, meaning

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as one of the Muslims,

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but by their speech and actions, they apologize for Islamic values,

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or indeed, even for being Muslim itself.

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Now, naturally, the message that is received by others is this person who claims to be Muslims himself or herself so shaky about their faith, then why should I even bother to look at it or to think about

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the cure for being apologetic is to seek knowledge, ask questions, clarify doubts, and decide once and for all who you are

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in his entire life of profit or a 23 years, there's not a single instance, even in the worst of hardship, that it could be said that the fate, faith and certainty the event and the pain of Mahatma sallallahu Sallam in his message and responsibility wavered in the slightest.

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Never, no matter what the hardship

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that in itself is a miracle

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and a proof

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of the divine mission that he had been entrusted with

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this faith

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and certainty in his mission, combined with the fact that Mohammed Salah seldom was a man with noble qualities, widely known to be completely truthful and trustworthy.

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Having beautiful manners.

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A flawless character. great wisdom, excellent judgment and great kindness.

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made him highly credible.

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Many believed to begin with, because they believed Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, and believed that if he had said it, then it must be the truth.

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The importance of the personal character of the messenger is clear from this and cannot be overemphasized and can seriously support or compromise his message. There is no such thing as a credible message from a discredited messenger.

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There is no such thing as a real leader who is not respected.

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Allah Jalla Shan, who himself said about the character of rosewood licensor.

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We're in the Gada Allah Filipino Zim

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and sorter column which means And verily you all Mohamed Salah, Salah are on an exalted standard of character.

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Personal credibility is the foundation of leadership.

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People don't care what you say until they see what you do. You are your message. You are what people see first, Then, and only if they like what they see, will they even listen to the message?

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We as Muslims must put our house in order.

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We must clean up our act.

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We must clean up our act, I can't possibly over overemphasize that. A great nation is never defeated from the outside, it is defeated. When it destroys itself internally.

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Allah said this, Allahu la Yaga yiruma bill Coleman had you over, you know, maybe and fuzzy.

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Allah says Allah does not spoil or destroy the good condition of a people

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until they destroyed themselves.

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Meaning it doesn't happen externally, is internally what we do to ourselves,

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like a huge wooden structure. Imagine this enormous timber fort.

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But which is infested with termites, it looks perfectly sound outwardly, while it's being eaten,

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from the inside, internally, until one day, it collapses in a gust of wind. Because only the shell remained.

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Everything else was gone.

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People look to see what they received from the leader prior to his message to judge whether the message is to be believed or not.

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Leadership can't be faked.

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Neither is it based on what you do in a particular situation or place.

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It is the effect of your whole life and all that you say and do and stand for.

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And also Allah is Allah Salam has given the title of Assad epolamine the truthful and trustworthy by the people of Makkah, long before he declared prophet

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that was based on his everyday behavior, and dealings and didn't come from a theological base.

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And also was asked,

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Can a believer be a coward? He said, Yes, he can be a coward.

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Then it was asked if a believer could be a miser.

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And he replied, Yes, he can be a miser.

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And then they asked him whether a believer could be a liar.

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And he replied, No, a believer cannot be a liar.

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And this is in miska miska miska was back wasabi, and also in Muslim America.

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When I first read this Hadees I wondered why rusada sort of gives so much importance to being truthful, even over other more serious faults and character, until I remember two things.

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That lying is the root of all evil.

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Take any evil action, it is a result of lying to oneself in the eyes almost mandatory in the sight of Allah.

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The second was that when the soldiers are observed that a Muslim cannot lie, he was in effect, saying that a Muslim is assertive. Well, I mean,

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a Muslim is a person who is truthful and trustworthy.

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So as soon as As salam was giving his own title to those in his oma, who tried to live by his standard, now, what can be a bigger honor than that?

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Ask Allah subhanaw taala to enable us to live

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by the standard.

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A standard which comes with the honor of being called a Saudi economy

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Recall by the Malacca Villa, a Saudi will I mean, the title that was the title of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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The importance of character cannot be overemphasized. Neither can its impact.

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Listen to this story from the zerah

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Al Hussein when Salam was a Jewish rabbi in in yesterday

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in Medina, who was widely respected and honored by the people of the city, even by those who are not Jewish, he was known for his piety and goodness and his upright conduct and truthfulness.

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And Osama bin Salam lived a peaceful and gentle life, but he was serious and purposeful and organized in the way he spent his time.

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For a fixed period each day he would worship and teach and preach in the synagogue in the temple. Then he would spend some time in his orchard, looking after date palms, rolling, pollinating. And then after to increase his understanding and knowledge of the religion, he would devote himself to the study of the Torah.

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In this study, it is said that he was particularly struck by some verses of the Torah which dealt with the coming of a prophet who would complete the message of previous prophets. And Hussein, therefore took an immediate and keen interest when he heard reports of the appearance of a prophet in Makkah.

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What follows what I'm going to tell you, is the story in his own words.

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When I heard of the appearance of the Messenger of God

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sallallahu sallam, I began to make inquiries about his name, his genealogy, his characteristics, his time and place, and I began to compare this information which, with what is contained in our books.

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From these inquiries, I became convinced about the authenticity of his prophethood reaffirms the truth of his mission. However, I concealed my conclusions from the Jews. I held my tongue.

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Then came the day when the Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam left back and headed for your trip.

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When he reached yathrib and stopped at Koba, a man came rushing into the city calling out to the people announcing the arrival of the Prophet sallallahu sallam.

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At that moment, I was at the top of a palm tree doing some work. My art Carlita, Minton Harris was sitting under the tree. On hearing the news, I shouted Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar.

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When I have my arm heard me she remonstrated with me.

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And she said, may Allah frustrate you by Allah if you her if you had heard that Moosa was coming, you would not have been more enthusiastic.

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They said.

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So I said to her Auntie, he is really By Allah, the brother of Musa alayhis salam and follows his religion. He was sent with the same mission as Mousavi, Salah. She was silent for a while. And then she said,

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Is he the Prophet about whom you spoke to us? Who would be sent to confirm the truth preached by previous prophets, and complete the message of Islam? Yes, I replied.

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without any delay or hesitation, I went out to meet the Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, I saw crowds of people at the door. I moved out in the cloud in the crowds until I reached close to him.

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The first words I heard him say we're all people. Spread speed. spread peace after Salaam. spread peace. Share your food, and pray during the night while people normally sleep. And you will enter Jannah in peace,

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or people spread peace. Share your food.

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Pray during the night while people normally sleep, and you will enter Jannah in peace. I looked at him closely. I scrutinized his face

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and was convinced

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that his face was not the face of a liar.

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I went closer to him and made the declaration of fate Lai la Jai La La La La La La La La Casa La Mohammed Abdullah

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Robertson wasallam turned to me and asked, What is your name?

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Al Hussein in the Salam.

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I replied.

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He said your name from now is Abdullah bin Salah.

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And he gave me the new name. Yes, I have read Abdullah Ignis Allah which will be by him who has sent you with the truth.

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do not wish to have another name. After this day.

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I returned over introduced Islam to my wife and my children and the rest of my household. They all accepted Islam, including my own holida.

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However, I advised them to conceal our acceptance of Islam, from the Jews from their own people, until I gave them permission, they agreed.

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Subsequently, I went back to the Prophet sallallahu Sallam and said O Messenger of Allah. The Jews are people who are inclined to slander

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and falsehood. I want you to invite their most prominent men to meet you.

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During the meeting, give me concealed from them in one of your rooms.

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Ask them about my status on them before they find out or my acceptance of Islam, then invite them to Islam. And if they were to know that I have become Muslim, they will denounce me and accuse me of everything base and and they will slander me.

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The Prophet sallallahu Sallam kept me in one of his rooms and invited the prominent Jewish personalities

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to visit him. He introduced Islam to them and asked them to have faith in Allah. They began to dispute and argue with him about the truth.

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When he realized that they were not inclined to accept Islam, he put the question to them what is the status status of Al Hussein when Salah among you? These are these our side he's our leader. He is our Rabbi. He is our

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our chief. He's our side and the son of our sides.

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He's our chief the son of our chief and he's our Rabbi and he's our alums, a scholar, the son of our Rabbi and I

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then said if you came to know that he has accepted Islam, would you accept Islam also?

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They said God forbid he will not accept Islam. May God protect him from accepting Islam.

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At this point

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of the Robin Salah delana said I came out in full view announced or assembly of Jews be conscious of Allah, tala and accept what Mohammed Salah Salah has brought by Allah you certainly know that he is the Messenger of Allah. And you can find prophecies about him and mention of his name and characteristics in the Torah. I For my part, declared that he is the Messenger of Allah. I have faith in him and I believe that he's true. I know him.

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They are You are a liar they shout by Allah you are evil and ignorant, the son of an evil an ignorant person, and they continued to heap every conceivable abuse on me.

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What convinced the great scholar of the Jews was the face of Amazon seller, combined with what he knew about his character.

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He saw him and said

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this is not the face of a liar.

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Other sisters,

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may Allah guide us to that which pleases Him and save us from that which is not pleasing.

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Allah gorilla

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these stories are meant to

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give us great

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peace and to help us to understand his Deen and to practice this Deen in a way that is pleasing to Allah subhanaw taala

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and which inshallah will lead us

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to be peep to become people who Allah Subhana Allah will forgive when we meet him, and we ask Him to forgive us and cover us in mercy. And to

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grant us gentlemen, for those who already set up very early, he was joined together with Santa Monica